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Nashville Mosque Opens Doors to Combat Hate

A local mosque in Antioch, Nashville, Tennessee, is holding an open house this weekend for people of all faiths to help combat Muslim stereotypes and show people the true Muslims, WSMV.com reported. “They hate what they are told to hate. If we only get a handful of people, we’ve changed at least the mindset and …

All Smiles and Beautiful Spirit as Wellington Holds Open Mosque Day - About Islam

All Smiles and Beautiful Spirit as Wellington Holds Open Mosque Day

Wellington’s Kilbirnie mosque opened its doors on Sunday as a show of thanks to the people Wellington for their support in the wake of the Christchurch terror attacks, Stuff reported Sunday, April 28. “It was like after 9/11 our clock started running back. We felt so alone. After the Prime Minister of New Zealand wore …

How 'Peaceful' Ipswich Supports Its Growing Muslim Community - About Islam

How 'Peaceful' Ipswich Supports Its Growing Muslim Community

The Muslim community of Ipswich has grown significantly over recent years, encouraged by the town’s “peaceful, friendly” atmosphere “The Quakers, who have a church up the road, came with banners saying ‘what hurts one, hurts us all’ in a statement of solidarity” Following the Christchurch massacre last month, Ipswich Quakers and other members of the …

Muslims Welcome Neighbors to British Columbia Mosques for First Time - About Islam

Muslims Welcome Neighbors to British Columbia Mosques for First Time

VANCOUVER, British Columbia –Mosques across British Columbia opened their doors on Saturday, Feb 16, welcoming Muslim and non-Muslim people for the first province-wide Open Mosque Day, CBC reported. “We want to address misconceptions, but at the same time we want people to meet Muslims in a very human way,” saidAdnan Akiel, program manager for Open …

'More Than Welcome Here': Minnesota Muslims Open Mosques to Host Neighbors - About Islam

'More Than Welcome Here': Minnesota Muslims Open Mosques to Host Neighbors

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minnesota – Two local mosques in Minnesota opened their doors this weekend to welcome neighbors and answer their questions on Islam and Muslims, Grand Forks Herald reported. “There are no right or wrong questions,” said Deka Ali, who works as a bilingual coordinator with East Grand Forks Public Schools and also helps …

Visit My Mosque: Preston Mosque to Open Doors in March - About Islam

Visit My Mosque: Preston Mosque to Open Doors in March

PRESTON – A local mosque in Preston, the UK, has announced plans to open its doors in March, welcoming people of the wider community to know more about Islam and Muslims, Lancashire Post reported. “Our mosque, City Mosque Preston, is taking part in the open day initiative and in the spirit of friendship and conversation …

British Columbia Mosques Plan to Open Doors in February - About Islam

British Columbia Mosques Plan to Open Doors in February

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Mosques across Canada’s British Columbia have announced plans to open their doors in February, welcoming people of the wider community to know more about Islam and Muslims. “‘Open Mosque Days’ have become a great way of bridging the gap between Muslims and non-Muslims around the globe,” OpenMosqueBC reported. “For the first …

Ohio Mosques Open Doors to Public - About Islam

Ohio Mosques Open Doors to Public

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In the first such event in Ohio, mosques across the Midwestern American state opened their doors to the public on Sunday, December 16, reaching out to their neighbors to know more about their faith, NBC reported. “Hear about Muslims from Muslims,” said Ammar Ahmad Awan of Masjid Omar Ibn El-Khattab. “Sometimes you …

Dubai Hosts Weekly Free Mosque Tours to Teach About Islam - About Islam

Dubai Hosts Weekly Free Mosque Tours to Teach About Islam

DUBAI — The Islamic Information Center (IIC) in Dubai, UAE has launched a free-for-all ‘mosque experience’ where people of all faiths are invited every Monday to visit Dubai’s most picturesque mosque, Masjid Mohammad Bin Ahmed Al Mulla, Khaleej Times reported on November 17. “Have you ever wondered what Muslims do at the mosque or what …

Open Day Draws Thousands of Visitors to 900 German Mosques - About Islam

Open Day Draws Thousands of Visitors to 900 German Mosques

BERLIN – In light of the annual Open Mosque Day in Germany, thousands of non-Muslims were invited to visit mosques across the country on October 3 to encourage dialogue and help overcome misunderstandings about Islam. “This day gives an opportunity for more than 100,000 visitors to learn more about Islam and get into conversation with …



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